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JASIMJH, MO., Till USDAY, JAM AKY :I0, l'.UiJ.
Vol. l.'i. X.
STEEL FENCE POSTS
Build your fence with American Steel Posts. Each post is a
lightning rod. No stock killed by lightning with your fence
built with steel posts. They last a lifetime and the fence row
can be burned without damage to your fence.
See us and get prices.
Conrad Mercantile Co
Death of Mrs. Ophelia E. Baird.
Mrs Ophelia L Baird, wl.o hai
been niakni;- her home with her
daughter, Mrs C M. Wilton, lit
last dncsd.i) after an illne .
several v. eeks
Mrs. Baird was ;aearsolu an
was born at Cahiornia, Mo i
September, 1S40 She & V
mother of 11 children, six son-, ar.
one daughter now living.
Deceased lived a faithful U.n.,
1 tian life from youth until hci dmt
The funeral was held bau.r !
morning at to, Rc . W.O. T'i rr.
son preaching the sermon.
The body was laid av.a. 1
A Just Complaint.
G. H. Johnson, who with his fam
ily lives in the north part of town,
makes a complaint ag.iinst the
town of lasperand ceitain indtviil
tials that has all the ear-marks of
justice on it
Hack of Mr. Johnson's plac is a
pasture of some three or four wrc..
along the west side of which anil
Married in Carthage.
Miss Ina Strieker and Ross Mc
Connell were married at the count
Parcels Post Rates.
Paicels wiighinp mote titan four
ounces and not more tlnn eleven
seat last Widnesday by Rev. James pounds may be se.it to J.isper from
Rider, at tin Bai tit parsonage, j any point on the J.isper rural
The bride i- one of the prettiest .routes, or vie irsa. at the follow-
and mos' popular young ladies in
t he community. She was one of the
Jasper telephone operators for a
lone tune, and by her uniformly
within a fi-w teet of Mi. Johnson's, good truure and accomnv dating
hou-e is a ditch ruiuiin-.- nrth and! ways won the good will of a host
sou h. into which mo-t oftlcl ntn
age from that cctmn flows. Just
south of Mr Johnson's place the
town has in the past two jcars
hi en dumping the 1 rash and refuse
from the streets and ,lleys itno
this ditch, until it holds a collection
of everything from a ten can to a
The result is that after a rain,
water stands in large pools south
of the Johnson place, endangering
the health of all in that part of
town If tins ditch was opened up
all this water would run off in a
This land is the property of Mr.
D. U. Teeter, we understand, but
since the city filled up this drain
the city ought 10 open it.
A Good Record.
Mrs. Chas Awick reports the
sale of poultry products and cream
during 1913, as follows: cream
S1.1S.43, eggs SI43-43 poultt)
S50 63, total 8342 49
This is an excellent showing for
one farmer's wife, and it also indi
cates a business like habit of keep
ing a record of business transacted,
which is valuable of itself.
of people Ishc is a daughter of
W. A. St'irker and wife of the Ztoi
Ross McConnell is a well known
young farmer, also of Zion. He is
u son of Wm. McConnell and wife.
A large circle of friends are congra
tulating him upon winning so fair
They will make their home on the
Pete Schell farm seven miles e si
and one mile north of Jasper.
The Agoga class of the Daptisi
Sunday School have been granted
permission by J. W. Drown to im
prove the park on his place nortl
of town. This is naturally a beau
tifulspot, but the Agogas propose
to supply the pla e with swings
and rustic seats and boats and
make it ready for summer pictnrs
and outingj. The park will be
known as Agoga Park.
ing rates provided the parcel is
not more than 72 inches in length
and uirth combined:
1 found Scents
'J pounds Ooente
3 ix'iimta ccdU
t Iunds Scents
0 louruU OcenU
(5 juunda lOeenU
T tijundd 11 cents
1 minds 12cents
9 rounds 13 cents
In pounds 14 cents
11 joiir.ds 15 cents
These are known as local rates
and apply to any t-wn and its
own rural routes.
Paicels weighing four ounces or
lets are mailable at tlu rate of one
cent for each ounce or fraction of
an ounce, regardless t f distance.
Outside of tl e Jasper routes and
inside a 50 mile limit to or from
Jasp.r, the f (lowing rates will
1 pound Scents
2 iumli Scents
3 pOUIlds) 11 Ct'tlU
1 pound j 11 cents
5 pounda 17 cents
6 pound "0 cents
7 pounds 'JJ cents
8 pounds , 'JttcentH
9 pounds 2'J centB
10 nunds 'Si cents
11 pounds 3a cents
Aged Lady Passes Away.
Mrs Caldonia R Palmer, the
aged mother of Mrs Tom Wardlow,
who lives in the Dlue neighborhood,
died suddenly Lst Wednesday
night at the Wnrdlow'home
On Thursday morning somewhat
after the hour that Mrs. Palmer
usual! arose, Mrs. Wardlow went
to her toom and found that her
mother had quietly passed away
during the night
Two Public Sales.
The News printed s;de bills Moti
day for J. II. Hamilton and C. J
Mr. Hamilton will hold his sale
on February 10 at the Charley
Vaught place .ji miles northeast of
Jasper and will sell 19 head of c,t
tle, 12 head of hogs, 4 head ot
horses and a lot of good farm im
Mr. Auick's sale will take place
High School Notes.
Our basket ball team was dutui
el at Nevada Friday night t . t
tune of iSto -,'. Prof. Ci "c
tring to arrange anotl.ir 1
with the Nevada team, Ij .1 1
doubtful if they will play a, an
The Juniors and Seniors u l j
n.ost interesting progt ,1 Ii.j
The quarterly repo .aids
Qiven out last week he
received by thp t t.i ;.
varying t 0 sau
Mrs. Palmer was born in Virginia on February it about 7 miles
72 years ago and was married in
1854 to J. F. Palmer, who died
some years ago They had 1 :
children, the following of whom
arc now living. Mrs. Frances
Strange of Dandridge, Tenn ,
George and Walter Palmer and
Mrs. Delle Carter and Mrs. Julie
Reeves, all of Joplin; Johnnie Pal
mer at Nevada, and Mrs Tom
Wardlow, at whose home Mrs. Pal
Mrs Palmer was a consistent
Christian all Iter life, a member of
the Methodist Church, and a true
"Mother in Isra'l "
The funeral was held Friday at
the Wardlow home, and the burial
was at Waters Cemetery. Rev.
W. O Thompson conducted the
Texas Seed Oats For Sale.
Several hundred bushels at 50
ents per bushels, and 20 bushel
.lean llaxseed. CHAS EARLE.
; miles southeast Jasper. Home
First National Bank
Notice to Young Men Northwest
We want the oung men who
have been going into the Hotel
Annex for bed on S iturday nights,
and leaving Sunda morning with
out paying, to know tint we know
them and that unless they come
and settle we will make them
By Management of the
St. James Hotel.
Jasper Boy Married in Kansas
Leonard Davis, son of S. C. Da
vis and wife, was married at Man
hattan, Kans., last night to a Miss
Davis of that city. Leonard has a
lot of good friends in and about
Jasper, who wish him well. He
has a good position with the Spot
Cash Store at Manhattan.
northeast of Jasper at the place he
. Bert Vard H..
Mrs. J !. V
Hert a sin ,
lay. tust 1
and the 1 .
i John W.i' il
OOOIS, V i,i2
1 and fa nut
s j ui
i'nian(li t.-ll TTa itill j-.ATav 1 iiAB.I
.....j, zo.vj. ,. '" y..v.u ij ..!.. li
of horsps, 3 good milch cows, 48 1 '' '
head of hogs, 4 head of sheep, a I , . . .
lot of farm implements and house- JUVW iw" ,n ui,uu """'
hold furniture. ' uooomn in vtr y 1 .
1 motion pictures at the brand 't 1 r
House, Cartilage, rriuay anu .a
urday J.muaty ji anlFel ru.i- 1
Miss Jessie Johnston Gets Piano.
The fine premium piano given
away by W. D. Mullen the clothier,
was awarded last Saturday to Miss ,
Jessie Johnston of Zion she hav
ing received nearly 40,000 morei
votes than her nearest competitor, j
Miss Johnston desires through j
The News to espreiS her thanks to
all who aided her in any way to
gain the prize.
The prices will be 10, 20 an
Saturday .1.' 'rxm a 1 1
matinee v.. I' . at u.
Card of 1 hanks.
Mrs T m n'arulow . '
The trades day sale will be held
Monday, February 3, commencing
promptly at io a m. Besides sev
eral head of mares, and cattle and
a general line of farm implements,
I will have three or four head of
extra good Jersey milch cows to
offer Here is a chance to get a
good one. If you have anything
to offer in this sale bring it in
early. C F. REX.
"Star Brand Shoes Arc Better."
Miss Jessie Johnston won the
piano in the contest at our store
and we wish to thank Miss Johns
ton and all who took part in the
contest for their favors shown us.
Resp . W. D. MULLEN.
brothers aui iters wish tot -.i r
their appri mtion uf the s:n 'ia
and sympathy shown them n t
loss ot their mother, Mrs. Palmi
1 , ! n
The brirklaert. on the building
T. II. Hammond is erecting for
F. B. Dunning arc making rapid
progress with the walls, and if the
mild weather continues another
week the outside work will be completed.
Some Fine Pigs.
J. C. Staltcr has a litter of little
Poland China pigs that give prom,
ise of unusual size if they continue
to develop This litter of six came
Monday night and weighed 24
pounds before sucking.
and Druggists Sundries
New Spring Goods.
Our new Spring goods are com
ing in daily. The assortment i
the most tasty ever shown in Jas
per. Seeing is believing. Come
J. D. IIARBUR.
Have you noticed the label on
your pater htely? Is your sub
Stoek foods and regulators, pniuta and
oils, a fine lino of jewelry, silvunvare,
and cut glass, toilet articles; in fact n
tine stock of the best goods to bo
found in a drug store.
Hv.- vou noticed tnt.
your paper lately r Is y-ur
Jasper High School lost a 1 .- f
ball game to Nevada High K..uol
Friday night at the Armory Ul. in
Nevada. The score w as 1 r to
The boys believe that ahiuiy wav
ed floor lost the game for thciu as
they were not usci to playm, on
such a floor and they ha 1 tr u1 le
keeping their feet under them.
Trerc arc a lot of iw n m this
country trying to lick old John
Barlev Cr rn but you can't do it
boS. He'll make you take the
count as certain as fate if you keep
.on going up against him. i.J
at that, mind you, I am no tetni er
1 ance lecturer but I just naturally
! hate stuff that makes wives, nit tit
ers, sweethearts and huh chiU'cn
I cry. and I can't help it. Missouri
What is without doubt one of
the most important musical attrac
tions to visit the Grand Opera
House, Carthage, this season is
that of the engagement of John C
Fisher's big musical organization,
headed by the talented Zoe Bar
nett, and which is booked to ap
pear at the Grand on Fcbruar 0.
Miss Barnett has scored the great
est triumph of her career by Irr
interpret ition of Lola an I hi;
given convincing proof that slu is
an artist of esceptional ability
The rest of the long cast sutler
nothing by comparison. Theconv
pany numbers some 65 persons and
the production is said to be the
roost extensive and gorgeous ever
seen on the local stage Advertisement.